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Test Engineer

We are looking for an Engineer to provide Subject Matter expertese for Test Engineering to build application and internal pen testing capability.

The role will working across UKHO in multiple scrum teams building up security testing capability by a mixture of hands on work, training, mentoring and relevant documentation.


* Experience with open source security and penetration tools/testing

* A background in Application security

* Working knowledge of common languages, Java, Phython.C#.Net

* Ability to interpret output from tools used to scan for vulnerabilities and manage patching (Nmap, Nessus, Metasploit, Tripwire, WSUS, MBSA, Red Hat Satellite, HP Ignite-UX, BMC Client Management, SUS)

* Experience in mentoring and training

* Has worked in an Agile Environment as part of a cross-functional development team

* Experience in writing tests using a Gherkin type language


* Experience of continuous delivery and continuous deployment

* Experience of Team Foundation Server and GIT.

* A background in Application security

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) plays a vital role in the UK's maritime Defence capability and supporting safe navigation at sea.

As an agency of the MOD and a world-leading supplier of navigational Charts and Publications, we are at the forefront of hydrographic digital product development and services to the worldwide maritime community.

Fundamental Tasks : Interim Manager

* Write security tests for applications and infastructure

* Implement security tests into delivery pipelines

* Take part in relevant security meetings to create best practice for development teams

* Work across UKHO in helping teams implement security testing with scrum teams

* Mentor testers in security best practices

* Create library of best practice processes

As well as the specific experience required above you will have the necessary qualifications, skills & experience to take control of this requirement from its inception to its completion.

If you meet the experience required above please call/mail me asap for more information.

Thank you.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 6 months approx
  • Rate: 500 Per Day Umb/Paye option
  • Location: Taunton, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Accountancy
  • Recruiter: Number 8 Resourcing Ltd
  • Contact: James Christie
  • Tel: 02087472161
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: P14304
  • Posted: 2019-06-26 11:22:40 -

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